Easter events in Cornwall
The best places to visit in Cornwall for Easter
Easter is fast approaching and thousands of people are expected to descend on Cornwall to enjoy their Easter holidays.
If you are one of the people that will be staying in Cornwall holiday parks and caravan sites then check out our list below; we have compiled a list of eggceptional attractions and events that families should visit to make their stay even more eggciting (ok, no more egg jokes)!
The Eden Project
The Eden Project is often described as the eighth wonder of the world and visitors to Cornwall this Easter just have to come and visit this great Cornish attraction.
Not only will visitors be able to explore the world’s largest conservatories, the biggest rainforest in captivity and see over a million plants, but this Easter the Eden Project has a number of special events planned.
Another great family attraction in Cornwall is Flambards and Easter is the perfect opportunity to visit the theme park.
The park is perfect for those seeking family fun and entertainment as Flambards boasts a number of attractions such as an indoor play area, a hands-on science experience and a number of children’s rides.
The thrill seekers of the family will want to head to the Big Ride Zone and jump on rides such as Skyraker 001, Thunderbolt, the Hornet or the Canyon River Log flume.
Lost Gardens of Heligan
The once beautiful gardens of Heligan were neglected and then damaged in 1990 by a freak hurricane, but now the gardens have been restored to their former glory.
Regarded as the legendary King Arthur’s castle, Tintagel Castle is visited by hundreds of thousands of visitors every single year. Every Easter the castle puts lots for families to enjoy.
Pendennis Castle in Falmouth is one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal fortresses as it dominates the rocky headland that overlooks the Fal estuary and the English Channel.
This Easter Pendennis Castle has a number of events planned including its Pirates Ahoy and Tudor Castle Capers events. Over the Easter period kids can take part in a variety of games and activities around the castle.
This magnificent late Victorian country house offers visitors a glimpse into the two sides of Victorian life; below stairs and above stairs.
Visitors can see what below stairs living was like by exploring the kitchens, nurseries and servants’ quarters and comparing them to what above stairs living was like by seeing the luxurious family areas, spacious bedrooms and beautiful dining rooms.
Lanhydrock also boasts stunning gardens that are in bloom all year, ancient woodlands that offer kids ample opportunity to explore and a number of cycle trails, as well as offering a number of riverside walks to visitors.
Lanhydrock has a variety of family-friendly events planned for Easter, such as the Cadbury Easter trail where visitors get the chance to become an Easter detective and solve clues to win a chocolate prize.